Infant dies after falling from Savannah hotel balcony

SAVANNAH, Ga. – A 9-month-old girl has died after falling from a fifth floor balcony at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Savannah last Friday night.

Police said the child, Sahana Shah, had been transported to Memorial University Medical Center at about 8:30 Friday night. They said her family was visiting Savannah from Ashburn, Va.

Investigators told our Savannah sister station WSAV that the girl was being held by her mother from the balcony when she slipped out of the mother's grasp.

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

(WSAV Savannah contributed to this report.)


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